New York Yankees rookie Gary Sanchez is officially making history while helping lead a team resurgence that few outside the Yankees organization saw coming. In Friday’s 14-4 win against the Orioles, Sanchez went 3-for-5 with four RBIs and three runs scored. Overall, Sanchez now has 10 homers in 22 games, which is a power feat only accomplished by two other players.
On a night when Gio Gonzalez earned his 100th career win, the Nationals starter deflected praise to his teammates. There was plenty to go around after Washington beat the Colorado Rockies 8-5 on Friday night. Jayson Werth and Daniel Murphy hit solo homers and drove in two runs each, and Bryce Harper had two extra-base hits as Washington earned its second straight win.
Baseball Nick Ahmed [Arizona Diamondbacks]: Week: On August 20, it was announced Ahmed would have hip surgery, ending his season. Season: In 90 games, Ahmed had a slash line of .218/.265/.299. He had four home runs and 20 RBI, to go along with 26 runs scored. John Andreoli [Iowa Cubs - AAA (Chicago Cubs)]: Week: Andreoli hit .105/.292/.158 this week. He batted 2-for-19 and was 1-for-2 with stolen base opportunities. He walked five times, had two RBI and scored two runs. Season: Andreoli has hit .253/.368/.397 in 131 games. He is 34-for-46 in stolen base attempts. He has 12 home runs, 58 RBI and 89 runs scored. He's added 18 doubles and seven triples. He is second in the PCL in stolen bases. Matt